Ha Giang IZ Authority: Facilitating Investors to Do Business

4:56:32 PM | 21/5/2014

Recognizing the important role of industrial development in the industrialization and modernization of the country in general and the industrial development of the province in particular, Ha Giang has put industrial zone (IZ) development in industrial development planning, while identifying "Developing the province’s industrial strengths, completing the infrastructure and attracting investment to fill IZ” as one of the key tasks in socio-economic development plans and solving employment problems for labour.
In Ha Giang Province, there is Binh Vang Industrial Zone in IZ development planning of the country approved by the Prime Minister in Decision 1107/QD-TTg dated August 21st 2006 with the scale of 254.77 hectares and divided into 2 investment phases. In Phase I, the filled-rate was 142.94 hectares, and in the second phase, resettlement project was initiated. Until now, Binh Vang IZ has basically formed 01 heavy industrial zone on the basis of available potential exploitation of the province. Currently there are 12 projects granted investment certificates to the IZ with a total registered capital of VND4.700 billion with implementing capital is VND1,200 billion. Most projects are in the construction process, in which 05 projects have been put into operation. Initially, it offered employment for about 500 local employees and revenues for the budget. It is estimated that in 2014, the IZ will produce 240,000 tonnes of ore, contributing VND20 billion to the budget.
In the last 6 months of 2014, the IZ is striving to bring 02 more plants in operation, including: ferro manganese factory and silico manganese factory with capacity of 40,000 tonnes / year (Phase I) of Viet Bac Manganese JSC with total investment of VND1,024.58 billion, topped the national scale of ferro manganese processing; MDF wood processing plant of Ha Giang Industrial and Forestry Import Export JSC with the capacity of 100,000 m3/year. At the same time, the IZ also launches some new important projects: Coal manufacturing project with the capacity of 600,000 tonnes / year; Investment project to build lead ingots and lead metal factory with the capacity of 10,000 tonnes / year and project to build iron ore pelletizing plant with the capacity of 300,000 tonnes / year of Nga Truong JSC. Binh Vang IZ putting into operation will effectively contribute to the province’s socio-economic development, increase budget revenues, resolve employment for local workers, improve lives people, and promote the process of economic restructuring.
To achieve these results, leaders of Ha Giang Province in general and management boards of IZs in particular have identified targets and perform synchronized solutions in various fields, focusing on boosting promotion activities, introduction about potential and advantages of the province in many areas. They also enhance promotion, calling for investment and timely promulgate mechanisms to encourage investment in the province, focus on development of mining, mineral processing, hydropower. Ha Giang province also strengthens administrative reform: simplifying administrative procedures, shortening the processing time of the administrative procedures for investors in the fields of investments, construction, land, environment and labour, especially the procedures for granting investment certificates, building permits and land rent. Ha Giang also regularly updates and set publicity of administrative procedures on electronic portal and provincial agencies, strengthening public service reform.

Besides, the IZ Board actively coordinates with local and central sectors and agencies and investors in solving problems related to clearance, the administrative procedures for investors. The IZ Board always creates a healthy business environment for investors, minimizing the overlapping checks. With synchronous solutions, investment projects in Ha Giang IZ are becoming important factor to contribute to the socio-economic development of the province.

Tuan Anh